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Coach Spotlight: Imani Cross

Coach Spotlight: Imani Cross

In the 2009 season, North Hall High School head coach Bob Christmas saw sophomore sensation, Imani Cross, rush for 79 yards on 15 carries for opposing Flowery Branch. The North Hall Trojans prevailed that night in a last second thriller 37-34. While impressed with Cross's performance, little did Christmas know he'd be coaching him less than a year later at North Hall.

"The ironic thing is he's grown two inches since he's been here, and he was already huge," said Christmas. "Imani's extremely strong. One of the greatest thing I can say about him is nobody works harder than he does in the weight room. In the last year his percentage of body fat is way down, and his strength is way up." Cross, 6-2, 225, squats 500 pounds, power cleans 320 pounds...

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